Many parents and teachers struggle with how to approach the Saint
Nicholas/Santa Claus dilemma. Many deal with this by telling children
that the legends surrounding Santa Claus are based on a real, historical
figure named Nicholas, a Christian bishop known for his generosity.
This picture book presents a shortened, somewhat fictionalized
version of the life of Saint Nicholas, explaining that Nicholas was a
servant of God and that, through him, God�s love was reflected to
others. The story touches on the ministry of Nicholas and his generous
gift of a dowry to three young girls as a response to God's love in
Jesus. And it brings application to our own lives as we, too, respond
with grateful hearts to God�s great gift of love to us.
Combining museum-quality artwork and family friendly language,
this book clearly articulates how God showered His love upon us through
Christ and helps children see that our own gift-giving is a grateful
response to the sacrificial gift of God�s Son.